Winter 2018/19 Season

We’re currently dark whilst Thame Players present their panto. A quick ‘heads up’ on films to come. 

Sunday December 23: The Producers   

This screening is free. No advance booking, just come along  Screening at 7pm  View trailer here

Mel Brook’s comedy masterpiece has been stunningly restored to 4K brilliance.

Max Bialystock is a washed up Broadway producer forced to ‘romance’ old ladies in order to fund his plays. When timid accountant Leo Bloom is brought in to do the books, he inadvertently reveals that a producer could make more from a flop than a hit. Together they come up with what they believe will be a profitable total flop “Springtime For Hitler” The rest you know or can guess.

Saturday December 29: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

This is being screened as a charitable fundraiser for the Mayor of Thame’s charities. Tickets are available for a donation of £10 (+booking fee) or £10 on the door’. Screenings at 4.30pm and 8pm.  Proceeds will be donated to the Mayor’s chosen charities, Thame Youth Projects and Sharing Life Trust.    View trailer here

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Saturday January 5: The Children Act

The Children Act: cert 12A, runtime 1hr 45min. In the midst of a marital crisis, a High Court judge must decide if she should order a life-saving blood transfusion for a teen with cancer despite his family’s refusal to accept medial treatment for religious reasons. Based on the novel by Ian McEwan, directed by Richard Eyre and starring Emma Thompson, Stanley Tucci and Fionn Whitehead.

Sunday January 13: Wajib

Wajib: cert 15, runtime 1hr 40 mins. After years abroad in Italy, Shadi returns to his native Nazareth, somewhat begrudgingly, to  honour his “wajib” – or duty – to hand out invitations to his sister’s wedding with his father. The simmering tension between the two builds, exposing the sometimes comic chasms that exist between men who live in different worlds but share an unshakeable bond. In Arabic with English subtitles.

Saturday January 19: Peterloo

Peterloo: cert 12A, runtime 2hrs 35min. A drama about the 1819 massacre, in which British forces attack peaceful protestors in Manchester, killing an estimated 18 people and injuring around 700. Directed by Mike Leigh, starring Maxine Peake and Rory Kinnear.